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18 March 2024

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has been developing a liquid hydrogen SOV concept, in collaboration with Salt Ship Design

Together with Salt Ship Design teams, and in relation with key stakeholders (main equipment suppliers, class and flag authorities, fuel providers, among others), Louis Dreyfus Armateurs has been developing a full liquid hydrogen-based SOV design. This industry milestone is joining the H2-revolution as supported by the European Commission (1.).   The liquid-H2 SOV, currently in the …

8 February 2024

LDA and Norsepower join forces in shipping large airbus aircraft components: future fleet of low-emission roros to use Norsepower rotor sails™

The next generation Norsepower Rotor Sail™ control system provides Louis Dreyfus Armateurs with better efficiency and real-time savings reports, guaranteeing the timely and environmentally friendly moving of Airbus aircraft components. Suresnes, France – February 8th, 2024 – In an historical wind propulsion deal, the French shipowner, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs SAS (LDA) and the Finnish mechanical …

12 January 2024

With Esti’Vent, LDA continues its development in the French wind energy market

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group is expanding its fleet of crew transport vessels for offshore wind farms. Esti’Vent will join the fleet of LD Tide, a joint venture between the UK’s Tidal Transit and Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, early this year. She will operate under French flag and will be used to transport construction and maintenance teams …
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